A dangerous path for devolution

By Steve Leach and Dennis Reed | 07 June 2016

In previous articles we have pointed to some of the deficiencies and dangers in the Government’s devolution agenda. But from a local government perspective are we really talking about devolution?

The critiques of English devolution which have been published so far by the National Audit Office and Communities and Local Government Select Committee have not addressed the implications for the powers and functions of individual local authorities.

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